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Vital Preview - St Johnstone v Rangers

Vital Preview - St Johnstone v Rangers

The 2016-17 season concludes with the final round of games. Among this upcoming schedule is one for Rangers against St Johnstone at McDiarmid Park on Sunday, having a 12:30pm kick-off.

Previous results

Tuesday 16th May 2017 - SCOTTISH PREMIERSHIP
Motherwell 3-1 Kilmarnock 19:45
Ross County 3-2 Hamilton Academical 19:45

Wednesday 17th May 2017 - SCOTTISH PREMIERSHIP
Dundee 0-2 Inverness Caledonian Thistle 19:45
Rangers 1-2 Aberdeen 19:45
St Johnstone 1-0 Heart of Midlothian 19:45

Thursday 18th May 2017 - SCOTTISH PREMIERSHIP
Partick Thistle v Celtic 19:45

Well, it has certainly been a baptism of fire for Rangers in the first back in the Premiership. An all in all up and down season, the Gers wrap up looking up at both Celtic and Aberdeen with St Johnstone, fourth, having the chance to finish just three points behind us should they inflict a campaign ending defeat on the Light Blues.

It wasn't ever going to be an easy return to the topflight for Rangers, I'm certainly not sure I'd go as far to say we should be 'embarrassed' to finish behind Aberdeen - as Dons boss Derek McInnes had said - but much more will be expected next season and Pedro Caixinha's got to make the right movement in the transfer window.

A victory to end the season, for what it's worth, is something the travelling fans will want having witnessed a first Aberdeen victory over Rangers at Ibrox in 26 years in the midweek ahead of this game - the Saints have had a fine season and shouldn't feel they can get anything less than three points.

What will happen in this one though? Cast your vote so we know if you think it'll be all smiles or disappointment for the Light Blues come the full time whistle.

Fixtures

Saturday 20th May 2017 - SCOTTISH PREMIERSHIP
Hamilton Academical v Dundee 15:00
Inverness Caledonian Thistle v Motherwell 15:00
Kilmarnock v Ross County 15:00

Sunday 21st May 2017 - SCOTTISH PREMIERSHIP
Celtic v Heart of Midlothian 12:30
Partick Thistle v Aberdeen 12:30
St Johnstone v Rangers 12:30

We can say it goes without saying the expectation; most definitely the hope at least, will be for a positive result. But will this happen?

Ahead of the game we're looking for your views on what way you think it will go, which requires you to vote in the latest poll in one of the options you're given.

Rangers win
St Johnstone win
Draw

However, don't just look also have a say. We don't just want your vote, which you can do to the right, we also want some thoughts and views ahead of the game as well so share these below.

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Writer:VitalGers
Date:Friday May 19 2017
Time: 3:07PM

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# Team P W D L Pts. GD
C Celtic 38 34 4 0 106 81
2 Aberdeen 38 24 4 10 76 39
3 Rangers 38 19 10 9 67 12
4 St. Johnstone 38 17 7 14 58 4
5 Hearts 38 12 10 16 46 3
6 Partick 38 10 12 16 42 -16
7 Ross County 38 11 13 14 46 -10
8 Kilmarnock 38 9 14 15 41 -20
9 Motherwell 38 10 8 20 38 -23
10 Dundee 38 10 7 21 37 -24
11 Hamilton 38 7 14 17 35 -19
R Inverness 38 7 13 18 34 -27
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